A wonderful afternoon, December 17, 2022. I was honored by Writer's International network, with a Distinguished Poet Award. Thank you Ashok Bhargava and the WIN team!
My poems; Coping: Om During Lockdown and September Fires are in the current issue of Quills Canadian Poetry Magazine, January 2023.
I`ll be on World Poetry Cafe October 27, at 1-2 pm, Pacific Time! It`s on Co-op Radio Vancouver CFRO 100.5 FM and on coopradio.org 20 minutes of fave and new poems and interview! I hope you can listen in!
3 of my poems are in Our Poetry Archive October 1 - 31 2022! https://ourpoetryarchive.blogspot.com A great online journal to get your poems out there!
It was great to have a live audience, a big crowd, and read my poetry at Queens Park, New Westminster! it `s for a yearly, summer event Poetry In the Park! I read two poems at open mic August 17, 2022! I hope to read at the final one August 31! Come out if you live in the area! See more Persuasive Poetry 2019 - Now.
I was 1 of the featured poets, LIVE at Moberly Arts & Culture Centre March 20, 2 pm! I read a climate change poem, Changes, and a love & ocean poem, Dancing Waves too! Great to read in front of a live audience and hear other poets read in person! I haven't done that since Feb 2020, as a feature! Wonderful! Thank you for the invitation!
One of my poems, Wildfires, Changing Climate, was accepted into Climate at Crossroads anthology! It came out March 2022! Wonderful diverse poems in the book! Thanks to Ashok Bhargava, Janet Kvammen & Bonnie Quan Symons for accepting it and getting it out. By Virgo Publishing.
My Lino-block print, Orca Rising, was accepted to Pacific Wild Action happening in May 16-19! Going to matt it and mail it off soon! friends.pacificwild.org
I'm writing and submitting poems about climate change, to an anthology on climate change this month. Still writing!
I'm a collage artist, printmaker, painter, poet & performer. I love to teach art to adults & have co-hosted Word Whips writing group (in pre COVID times). I'm a Director of Pandora's Collective poets. Currently looking for a new art group to join. I'm a past supporting member of Federation of Canadian Artists & past member of Avenue for the Arts.
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